The Observer

New Technology Complicates Teacher/Student Protocol

June 5, 2011

Filed under Features

By Alexa Frank Staff Writer Published: October 30, 2008 FCLC—Who needs office hours when students have a “send” button right at their fingertips, ready to ask questions, make complaints or request assignments at any time of the day? Even as the sun rises in the wee hours of Saturday morning, students ha...

The New Facebook: Change I Can’t Believe In

June 4, 2011

Filed under Opinions, Pop Culture

By Daniel Costa Contributing Writer Published: October 2, 2008 I believe that change isn’t always for the better. I’m not one who adjusts very well, so when things change in a drastic way and in such a short period of time, I begin to panic. You can imagine the distress I experienced upon logging onto Facebook one ...

Students Should Keep Low Profiles

June 2, 2011

Filed under Opinions, Staff Editorial

Published: April 3, 2008 In our salad days—those days when the sound of AOL dialing up was an almost-essential beginning to our online experience—the Internet seemed to be a place where young people worldwide could hide their secrets: we made up names, ages and locations in chat rooms; we sent our friends dirty jokes,...

‘With Public Actions Come Public Consequences’

June 2, 2011

Filed under News

Students and Faculty Discuss Blurred Boundaries of Facebook By Ashley Tedesco Staff Writer Published: April 3, 2008 “Is this something you would want to put on the front of your door in McMahon?” asked Keith Eldredge, dean of students at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC), in reference to some of the incrimina...